Therapeutic ultrasound is a commonly used modality for treating knee cap pain in clinical practice. However, evidence indicate that ultrasound therapy was not shown to have a clinically important effect on pain relief for people with knee cap pain.

 

 

Supporting articles

Brosseau 2001Therapeutic ultrasound for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome.

 

Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) is the cellular component of the plasma with a higher percentage of platelets compared to total blood. Since it contains a number of growth factors, PRP injections in sports injury treatments became common today. However, there is no good evidence that PRP could be beneficial for people with knee cap pain.

 

 

Supporting articles

Örsçelik 2015. Comparison of single and triple platelet rich plasma injections in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome.